It's been referenced here once last year...buried in a thread about autoimmunity. I find it compelling as it ties a lot of things together.
CD8+ T-Cell Deficiency, Epstein-Barr Virus Infection, Vitamin D Deficiency, and Steps to Autoimmunity: A Unifying Hypothesishttp://www.hindawi.com/journals/ad/2012/189096/
It's got the male:female ratio, change from inflammatory to degenerative disease, d3 connection and lots more. Wouldn't it be nice if Pender was right and we could get to work on curing this disease!